The Consequences Of A Domestic Violence Conviction Are Serious

Have you been charged with domestic violence or served with a restraining order? Facing such an allegation can leave in its wake damage to your reputation, livelihood, and personal relationships, and even the loss of your job. While such turmoil can be overwhelming, we can help. Facing the threat of such devastating charges can cause unimaginable anxiety and fear, as well as the threat of long-lasting and damaging character assassination. The social stigma of being charged with domestic violence — spousal abuse or assault — whether proven or not, ruins even the most misunderstood accused of this crime.

Types Of Domestic Violence Charges

While there may have been a serious misunderstanding, even a distortion of the facts or a deliberate false accusation in some cases, you could still face alienation in your community, adverse reactions from colleagues and clients, and even the loss of good friends. It's imperative that you seek the advice of counsel, especially one with a track record in this area of the law.

There are different types of domestic violence allegations. Most involve a spouse, but charges can also be brought against you where it involves the alleged mistreatment of a cohabitant, an elder, or a child.

Domestic violence charges are typically filed in cases of stalking and physical, verbal, emotional, and financial abuse. The most common types of domestic violence charges include:

  • Physical abuse
  • Control
  • Sexual abuse
  • Emotional abuse and intimidation
  • Neglect
  • Verbal abuse such as coercion and threats
  • Financial abuse

If you have been charged with any of the above crimes and/or you have been served with a restraining or protective order, you could be facing devastating consequences without an experienced attorney on your side. Retaining the best legal team now is your best and only defense. Your case, dignity, and reputation are of the utmost importance to us. We understand the challenges you are facing, and you can be certain that if you choose to work with our excellent Ventura County criminal attorney, we will protect you and assure you the best defense possible. Resume your life and recover your reputation, so that you can put this behind you.

Without the right legal defense, this type of charge can lead to jail time and, in the most serious cases, a felony conviction. A criminal record will hinder your chances of finding gainful employment, getting bank loans and housing, and ultimately may stain your reputation for life.

A Track Record Of Defending Against Domestic Violence Charges In Ventura County

Arrested and charged with a domestic violence crime? Do not wait; seek representation today. At Ridley Defense, we are dedicated to excellent representation for our clients, and we will not relent until the case is through. Contact our office today to discuss your case so that you can be fully informed of all your legal options.

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